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  • Airmen leap into rescue mode after head-on accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two service members and an Air Force civilian acted selflessly and dove into danger to try and save two victims from a recent head-on vehicle crash in Chester Township.At about 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Devin Jones and Scott Craycraft crashed into each other on State

  • Energy exercise puts base infrastructure to the test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise was conducted earlier this fall to provide a controlled environment in which to evaluate and understand gaps if the installation were to be separated from commercial power.The 12-hour exercise took place on Area B and

  • 30 Airmen earn CCAF degrees at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Thirty Airmen crossed the stage of Carney Auditorium in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Nov. 15 to accept their associate of applied science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force.The ceremony’s guest speakers stressed the importance

  • Collaboration, technology keep installation secure during major events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when it comes to keeping Wright-Patt safe and secure during large-scale events, like the Air Force Marathon.  The 2022 race returned as a live event after a three-year hiatus and

  • The Air Force’s dirty word: Don’t be afraid to say it

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- There’s a word we don’t often use in the Air Force. It’s one many people think about but rarely say out loud, and it’s probably not the word you are expecting: management.There, I said it, and hopefully, no one was overly offended.Every time I’ve gone to

  • Fire Prevention Week aimed at safeguarding community

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department held its Fire Prevention Week kickoff event Sept. 30, at the Wright Care Child Development Center in the Prairies housing area.This year’s theme is “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”Different activities and

  • Wright-Patt begins CFC season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Combined Federal Campaign holds a kick-off event Oct. 5, 2022, at the USO at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The CFC is the world’s largest workplace charity campaign program where federal civilian and military donors pledge to support eligible

  • Wright-Patt conducts HURREVAC operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Mighty 88th Air Base Wing lived up to their motto of “Strength through Support” this week as dozens of aircraft and aircrews from installations affected by Hurricane Ian arrived at Wright-Patterson AFB seeking safety from the oncoming storm. Due to

  • Skywrighter goes digital Oct. 14

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – All good things must come to an end. For printed versions of Skywrighter, that day is Sept. 30.After nearly 12 years, the contracted partnership between the base and the Dayton Daily News will expire. Moving forward, a digital version of Skywrighter will be